Hip Hop Single Sales: Eminem & Ed Sheeran Take Over The #1 Spot With "River"

Eminem comes out at #1 on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart for the second time since Revival‘s announcement, but this time it’s for his single with Ed Sheeran, “River.” SZA’s Ctrlsingle “The Weekend” shot up to #10 from #28, earning this week’s biggest gain and A$AP Ferg’s “Plain Jane” earns the week’s second-biggest gain, landing at #14 on the chart ending December 21, 2017.

This week, #1 belongs to Eminem, while Post Malone whohas long dominatedthe top spot with the 21 Savage-assisted “Rockstar” has been set back to #2.

Eminem & Ed Sheeran’s “River” Hits #1

Eminem featured pop singer (and occasional rapper) Ed Sheeran on his Revival single “River” and since the project’s release, the song has gone #1. “River” has sold64,028 in digital downloads so far.

Revival debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

SZA’s “The Weekend” Breaks Into The Top 10

SZA’s platinum-selling single “The Weekend” has hit #10 on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart. The popular single f her Grammy Award-nominated album Ctrlshot up the charts 168 percent and sold13,691 in digital downloads for a total 120,770 in sales.The visual for “The Weekend,” directed by Solange, was released on December 21.

SZA earned HipHopDX’s 2017 Year End Award for Best R&B Album the Year for Ctrland Best R&B Single for “Love Galore.”

A$AP Ferg’s “Plain Jane”Makes Huge Jump Up The Charts

“Plain Jane” is a single f A$AP Ferg’s second mixtape Still Striving,whichhas made huge strides on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart, climbing from #26 to #14.

“Plain Jane” hasaccumulated 11,539 in digital sales for a total 79,043 records to date. That’s a 106 percent jump from the previous week.

The Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales For Week Ending 12/21/2017

The number in bold indicates this week’s sales, while the number in parentheses represents the total number digital singles sold.

#1.Eminem f. Ed Sheeran “River” 64,028

#2.Post Malone f. 21 Savage Rockstar 54,394(714,726)

#3.NF Let You Down 23,275(136,879)

#4.G-Eazy f. Halsey “Him & I” 20,414(86,643)

#5.Lil Pump“Gucci Gang” 17,846(167,985)

#6. Post Malone I Fall Apart 16,758(243,514)

#7.G-Eazy f. A$AP Rocky & Cardi B No Limit 15,989(209,604)

#8.Cardi B Bodak Yellow 15,049(688,104)

#9.Migos f. Nicki Minaj & Cardi B “MotorSport” 14,647(120,785)

#10.SZA “The Weekend” 13,691 (120,770)